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Exciting Future for UK Life Sciences as 100,000 Genomes Project Completes

Monday, 14 January 2019

Genomics England's 100,000 Genomes project has reached its goal - making it the world's largest gene sequencing project in healthcare, and bringing hope of better understanding of diseases and faster diagnosis.

Exciting Future for UK Life Sciences as 100,000 Genomes Project Completes

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EU Settlement Scheme to Open to More EU Nationals on 21 January 2019

Monday, 14 January 2019

As we get closer to Brexit, the EU "settled status scheme", which grants immigration status to EU nationals to allow them to continue living here after Brexit, is being rolled to increasingly larger groups of EU nationals.

EU Settlement Scheme to Open to More EU Nationals on 21 January 2019

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Government Steps Up "No Deal" Brexit Planning to Try to Address Pharma Concerns

Monday, 14 January 2019

The UK Government has stepped up plans for protecting medicines in the event of a "no deal" Brexit. This comes amid political wrangling at Westminster where there is no clear picture as to what will happen next...

Government Steps Up

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EMIG Brexit Barometer Results Show Alarm in Pharma Sector

Monday, 14 January 2019

EMIG (The Ethical Medicines Industry Group) has published its latest Brexit Barometer survey results. In recent quarters, EMIG has been carrying out surveys of its members' views and feelings around preparations for Brexit.

EMIG Brexit Barometer Results Show Alarm in Pharma Sector

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High Court Rules on Innocent Party's Dilemma

Monday, 10 December 2018

A commercial contract often sits in the drawer until it is needed...

High Court Rules on Innocent Party's Dilemma - Should it Terminate a Contract or Preserve its Business?

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Novartis Grimsby Closure Sees 400 Pharma Jobs Go - But Denies Brexit Link

Monday, 10 December 2018

Novartis has announced the closure by 2020 of its manufacturing plant in Grimsby, leading to the loss of 400 jobs.

Novartis Grimsby Closure Sees 400 Pharma Jobs Go - But Denies Brexit Link

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Should MP's Extend Patent Protection to Counter Antimicrobial Resistance?

Monday, 10 December 2018

The lack of new antibiotics poses one of the gravest threats to healthcare with a lack of new medicines coming through.

Should MP's Extend Patent Protection to Counter Antimicrobial Resistance?

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Political Declaration on Post-Brexit Future Positive for Pharma - But What Does it Mean for You?

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

The UK Government and European Commission have published the draft text on a future relationship post-Brexit.

Political Declaration on Post-Brexit Future Positive for Pharma - But What Does it Mean for You?

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Drug Substitutability Case - Could This Be Another Option Following a No-Deal Brexit?

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

The recent NHS win against drug companies Bayer and Novartis could save the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds and will impact on the treatments available and chosen for NHS users in the future.

Drug Substitutability Case - Could This Be Another Option Following a No-Deal Brexit?

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"The Gravest Threat to Modern Medicine" - Radical Change Needed

Friday, 16 November 2018

Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is where previously treatable infections become immune to antibiotics. It has been estimated that AMR may currently kill around 5,000 people a year in England. This number is set to rise.


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Time to Rethink Entire Agreement Clauses in Your Contracts

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Parties to contracts should now think more carefully about what they include as a non-reliance statement, if they want it to be enforceable.

Time to Rethink Entire Agreement Clauses in Your Contracts

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Ethnic Minorities Hit Hardest by Fitness-to-Practise Cases

Thursday, 15 November 2018

There has been a massive increase in the number of fitness-to-practise cases reported to the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), with ethnic minorities hit hardest.

Ethnic Minorities Hit Hardest by Fitness-to-Practise Cases

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Emergency Powers for Pharmacists Proposed to Combat Medicine Shortages

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The law should be changed to allow pharmacists to substitute prescriptions and obtain medicines from other pharmacies. These are the recommendations of Martin Sawer, Executive Director of the Healthcare Distribution Association.

Emergency Powers for Pharmacists Proposed to Combat Medicine Shortages

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Brexit - Will All Medicines Get to Patients?

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Two years after the UK narrowly voted to exit the EU, we are awaiting certainty of what will happen next. The UK is leaving the EU, but what does this mean for the UK's future relationship with the trading bloc?

Brexit - Will All Medicines Get to Patients?

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Small and Medium Sized Pharma Companies': Financial Plea to Government's 'No Deal Brexit' Stockpiling

Friday, 12 October 2018

The UK Government has continued to up its preparations for a "no deal Brexit". Part of that has involved a request to the UK's pharma manufacturers to stockpile an extra six weeks' worth of stock to avoid shortages.

Small and Medium Sized Pharma Companies':  Financial Plea to Government's 'No Deal Brexit' Stockpiling